Blueair Classic 505 Review

Air Purifier
The next generation of Classic 500 series is right at home in large living spaces. Designed for rooms up to 700 ft2, the 505 features increased filtration efficiency at a larger room size than the previous 503 model. Now upgraded with Wi-Fi and a sleek flip-top display.
Blueair Classic 505

HEPASilent Filtration for Allergies

  • True HEPA performance.
  • Smart home unit.
  • Ozone Reducing.
* On special until end June 2020

Blueair Classic 505 Air Purifier

Mark Johnson
Mark Johnson
Last Updated:  Jun, 2020
Rated from 7682 reviews.

I think you’ll agree with me when I say:

It’s REALLY hard to choose an air purifier with all the options available!

Or is it?

Well, it turns out, that after years and hundreds of hours of testing & reviewing, we have strong opinions about what makes the best air filtration system: level of purification, efficiency, and maintenance.

The Blueair Classic 505 (On special until end Jun, 2020) has all the qualities and features, giving it an added advantage and an edge over its competitors.

Quick Summary of the Blueair Classic 505

Breathe easy and minimize triggers for those with allergies, asthma, and other respiratory illnesses with clean air delivery you can trust. The Classic 505 is independently verified for performance, energy efficiency, and ozone emissions.

The Good & the Bad


  • Allergy relief.
  • Wi-Fi enabled.
  • Unmatched Performance & Features.


  • The air purifier is pricey, but given all its incredible features and the 99% allergen-free cleaning system, it’s worth every penny.

Key Features

  • Allergy relief – Breathe easy and minimize triggers for those with allergies, asthma, and other respiratory illnesses with clean air delivery you can trust.
  • Wi-Fi enabled – Change fan speed, set child lock, schedule personalized settings in Night Mode and much more with the Blueair Friend smartphone app.
  • Whisper-quiet operation – In a world full of noise, some things should be enjoyed quietly. Enjoy whisper-quiet clean air delivery from the 505, thanks to the advanced filter media.
  • 99.97% efficient – Patented HEPASilent technology captures 99.97% of airborne particles, such as pet dander, dust, mold, pollen, and other allergens, from your indoor environment.
  • Best-in-class filtration – Unit comes standard with a Particle filter for the maximum removal of all airborne particles.

Useful Product Info

  • Product Dimensions: 13 x 20 x 26 Inches
  • Product Weight: 31 Pounds
  • Product Color: White

Common Questions

  • For the blueair classic 505 model, can anyone tell me what country it's made in?

The 505 is made in China.

  • Do you have to use your phone (Wi-Fi) to operate, or is that just an available option?

Wi-Fi Enabled Wi-Fi enabled for total control via the Blueair Friend app. Change fan speed, turn ON/OFF, set child lock, and schedule settings in night mode, such as dimming the LED at bedtime.

What Others Think

At the time of writing this review, there were:

  • 5 Customers
  • Who Gave it a Rating of 3.1 Out of 5.

What's Included?

Here's what you get when you buy this Air Purifier:

  • Remote Control
  • WiFi enabled
  • User's Manual
  • Alexa compatible
  • HEPASilent filter

Our Verdict

We would recommend Blueair Classic 505 is a great option for people suffering from asthma or any respiratory disease. And also it's perfect for large rooms such as bedrooms, living rooms, and kitchens.

What to Look for in a New Air Purifier?

If you’re in the market for a new Air Purifier, you’re probably looking at the different options and wondering which is the best one to choose.

Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Our reviews are based on the following features:


Only the most effective purifiers make the cut.

Noise Level

So there's more clean air and less noise.


Because you need a machine that’s built to last.

Ease of Use

It needs to be easy to use and easy to clean.


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Mark Johnson

Mark Johnson

Mark advises business, individuals, and organizations on how to use and get the best purifiers so as to maintain their offices and homes. For a fresher and cleaner environment, he is the man for you. He loves ideas and concepts and uses his skills to make them a reality.

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